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The Delaunay

#363 of 18,228 Restaurants in London}
$$ - $$$German, , European
55 Aldwych, London WC2B 4BB, England
+44 20 7499 8558
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (236 reviews)
“schnitzel” (222 reviews)
“kedgeree” (51 reviews)
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German, Austrian, European, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
55 Aldwych, London WC2B 4BB, England
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Reviewed yesterday

This restaurant is a must for visitors wishing to take a contemporary look at a fantastic traditional Austrian restaurant. Wonderful setting superb refined service, many take for granted but it is a joy. Of course tasty food. Recommended

Thank rickyv007
Reviewed 2 days ago

Our Son, who has been to The Delaunay, kindly took us for breakfast. Interesting Brasserie with plenty of space between tables. Business like greeting and with no interaction from the greeter we shown to a table. The staff were efficient but little connect. One full...More

Thank Barry M
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Yes it does after a meal at the congested manic new place the Rambla in soho ( actually a bit fun but not restful ) to come here was truly blissful , a beautiful room smart service ,our favourite table ,we felt good . Oysters...More

Thank alanEastSussexUk
Reviewed 4 days ago

I live in London and eat out a few times each month. Over a number of years The Delaunay has been, for me, my default "go to" place for meals with friends family and for business dinners; I have recommended it to many friends and...More

5  Thank dofood
Reviewed 5 days ago

Avoid this place for breakfast...it's boring. Full of the most boring people...but I guess that's because it is close to the City and the Courts. The room is big, cold and noisy..horrendous acoustics. The menu is fairly hopeless for vegans but they do have a...More

2  Thank BarryAscot
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We came here for a quick lunch before heading on day trip to Edgeware. My wife had a Cobb chicken salad. She loved it, especially the dressing. It had olive oil, tarragon,wine vinegar Dijon mustard. Gintare our waitress was very nice and my hamburger was...More

1  Thank GeorgeDubiecki
Reviewed 1 week ago

Was happy to be able book a table for brunch at a reasonable price in such a central location after trying so many other places which were either fully booked or booking facility not available. The staff were all very well presented, friendly and efficient....More

1  Thank _zoebouteloup
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an amazing restaurant,staff and food were excellent.There was a huge choice for breakfast and everything that we had was extremely tasty.We liked it as it was very atmospheric you could imagine visiting during the Victorian era. We will definitely visit again and will...More

Thank ElizabethL94
Reviewed 1 week ago

Popped in here again on Sunday morning with friends and was made very welcome indeed even without a reservation we were fitted in. This is probably one of the best breakfasts you will get anywhere with brilliant service and excellent creative food based on a...More

Thank BatmanMarlborough
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were staying at the Hilton, a minute away down the road towards the Strand, and decided on our last morning not to queue for a buffet breakfast. We'd been to Delaunay previously so we're hoping for a great breakfast- we were not disappointed! I...More

1  Thank Jewelleryjohn
Covent Garden
Whether you're headed here to check out the multitude
of shops, theaters, cafes, pubs, and restaurants, or
simply to be among the multitude of people who pass
through this pretty part of town, you'll love soaking
up the festive and historic atmosphere in and around
Covent Garden. Even if you don't have tickets to the
opera or a show at one of the many famous theaters
here, don't be surprised if find yourself captivated
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Kulvinder C
15 November 2017|
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Response from Antal | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, can't help as we don't drink much wine, but recently a three course dinner for four of us with three beers cost around £230 excluding service. It was worth every penny.
14 November 2017|
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Response from Boss527 | Reviewed this property |
not too sure about the baby changing room but the washroom is ok a size.
22 October 2016|
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Response from Mike C | Reviewed this property |
It is very mixed and appropriateness of course depends on outlook. There are usually quite a few in business suits and ties, but there are also those in jeans. Anywhere in the middle would make you fit right in, casual but... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$32 - US$89
German, Austrian, European, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 55 Aldwych, London WC2B 4BB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Covent Garden
  • Neighbourhood: Covent Garden
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7499 8558
  • E-mail
Very much in the European Grand Café tradition, the menus range from breakfasts, brunch on Saturdays & Sundays, all-day snacks, coffees, afternoon teas, sandwiches, platters of crustacea, ice-cream coupes, patisserie and cakes, and a full à la carte, with a daily changing plat du jour and an extensive selection of schnitzels and Wieners.
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